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Paying $2 Million to Get Your Kid into Harvard?

Harvard’s senior communications officer, Jeff Neal, told NBC News the college is skeptical of admissions consulting agencies.

“While it is certainly possible that in individual cases an admissions consultant can be helpful to an applicant, we have encountered no evidence to indicate that is the case generally,” Neal told NBC News in an email. “More importantly, our process — and the very wide range of information we collect about applicants — is designed to give us the broadest possible view of their qualifications, regardless of whether they used a consultant or not.”